Analysis: Scottish big business is swinging behind May’s deal – is anyone surprised?
It was naive to think Scottish business elites would turn their back on the British state and back independence, Ben Wray finds
SIR IAN WOOD, billionaire Scottish oil tycoon, is the latest of Scotland’s corporate big-wigs to do what many Tory MPs won’t: endorse Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal.
Calum Martin: Forget the Puppets - look who's pulling the strings
Calum Martin (@calummartin1), national co-chair of the Scottish Socialist Party, says we shouldn’t let the punch and judy show over the Brexit negotiations distract us from the real problem – the political elite working solely in in the interests of corporate power
"OH LOOK," someone mumbled, "David Davis has resigned again."
"Yeah. Ah well."
It was a moment as Earth-shattering as dropping a sandwich, and I'm sure for someone, somewhere, almost half as heart-breaking.
Rebuttal: Is it ‘completely unfair’ to call Charlotte Street Partners corporate lobbyists?
CommonSpace spoke to three lobbying experts about whether it was ‘completely unfair’ to describe Charlotte Street Partners as corporate lobbyists
ANDREW WILSON, chair of the SNP’s Growth Commission on the economics of independence published at the start of June, was interviewed in the Sunday Herald on 1 July.
David Jamieson: The Growth Commission, Charlotte Street Partners and Scotland's ruling class networks
David Jamieson examines the networks of elite power in Scotland and how, principally through Charlotte Street Partners and its founder Andrew Wilson, the Growth Commission is being used to try to tie those interests to independence, something which is likely to be a “doomed project”
I ONCE snuck into a Charlotte Street Partners (CSP) after-party at an SNP conference in Aberdeen.